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the storm lost a bit of its punch. the unwelcome guest has definitely left its mark in canada. what residents there are dealing with tonight. >> and a counter culture tradition in the desert. the record that was set at this year's burning manifest value. >> we currently have mostly clear skies across most of the y area. coming up take a look at the temperature tracker forecast model. it will show the temperature change you will notice through your labour day. . >> a night-time air attack helped firefighters knock down brush fire in southern california. the fire began northeast of anaheim. some 100 firefighters battled the flames on the ground. air support was called in and helicopter pilots were able to use night vision goggles during their flight. the fire was contained to about ten acres. >>> in canada, some 40,000 people are still without power in nova scotia after hurricane earl hit yesterday. it came ashore as a category 1 storm. earl's winds brought down many trees and utility lines. nova scotia's power company said all power should be ck on by tomorrow. all essential services
are urging people to move to hurricane shelters. >>> the clean up couldn'ts in nova scotia canada where tropical storm earl came on shore. earl had grown to a category four category last week, threatening the north carolina coast but stayed offshore brushing new england before moving into canada as a a tropical storm. >> what a difference here, this is the best weather we've had all summer. >> we are, we're venturing into fall as we speak. it's not the end of summer yet, unofficially with this weekend, it feels more like fog. first thing you do is look for the fog, and it's moving in. within the next 12 hours, it'll probably be as far north as pigeon point and back into the bay area proper. let's go back to the current temperature, you will see as i put in the numbers directly for you. you can see the reds the higher temperatures. you'll see what we have, 80 in san francisco, 80 in concord. 89 up toward napa and fairfield. there's a 93. i'm just throwing temperatures out so you can get a feel of what we're looking at here. 64 out in the peninsula, on the west side of the peninsula there
about a mile away. >> we use it to move gas from canada into the central valley. so it's under a lot of pressure and it carries large volumes of the gas. >> reporter: several blocks around folsom boulevard and hazel, near the scene were closed offer for hours. a nearby furniture store wooz evacuated. >> the company came through the entrance and said kuala 911 we have an explosion and fire. >> reporter: officers say for the driller on the rig it was a close call. >> these guys are very, very lucky. you can smell gas right away and anything around it can ignite it, even the drill can ignite it. >> reporter: it took two hours for the fire to burn itself out. minutes later, highway 50 re- opened and traffic got going again. investigators say the gas line was supposed to be marked, and wondered why the drill operator didn't know it was there. the scene was sale sealed offs a crime scene, in case there are criminal charge. >> when we come back on second, a backhoe hitted a buried powerline, but how did this one turn so deadly. and a bit later, fighting refinery fires and who trains the
the ride of his life why a firefighter is biking from canada to mexico. >>> a canadian firefighter road his bike through san francisco today on his three country, three cancers mission. rudy is bicycling from canada to mexico to raise money for breast, prostate, pan creatic cancer research he has been inspired by strangers including a young woman who works at mcdonald's who gave him $250 his mother -- $50. his mother father and brother all have had cancer >> mark is here with sports just a couple games left but things are looking good with the giants. >> everybody wanted to talk about football but tonight baseball. not only do they enjoy a day off before cranking it up against the d backs tomorrow night at at&t but the lead in the west goes by another half game padres go down to the cubs in san diego. big emotional right-hander gave the giants nothing last week at wrigley, returns the favour tonight. 7 innings, to runs, 3 hits the only run delivered by a former giant. dewit. rbi single in the 7th. holds up, 1-0. giants lead san diego by 1 game, each team giants and padres, with 6 left to pl
. >> once a hurricane and now a tropical storm, earl is in canada after it skipped the new england coast where residents were preparing for a direct hit. jennifer davis reports. >> reporter: the east coast braced for a blowout, but earl just blew on by. cape cod woke up tie gorgeous day and now it's time to get back to business as unusual. earl weakening from a mighty hurricane to a tropical storm, still bringing with it plenty of wind and waves, but not nearly enough to bother weather- warned new englanders used to rougher weather. >> it's okay. >> reporter: did you notice it? >> not really. there were thunderstorms worse than that. >> reporter: signs came down in preparation for what could have been a serious blast with hurricane-force wind and rain burb those same signs are going back up and business owners hope it could be an economic viable labor day weekend. >> this was a nothing storm, as you might think. we have regular windy days here that are 50 miles per hour winds, southwesterly, not northeasterly, but this was a real bust. >> reporter: massachusetts suffered a few hundred
to anti tobacco campaigns. >>> and the agency has issued warning letters to the maker of canada dry sparkling green tea ginger ale. the fda says it has concerns that their claims of being enhanced with 200-milligrams of green tea cannot be confirmed. >>> and right now temperatures as much as 20 degrees cooler than they were yesterday at this time. i'll show you some neighborhoods that will actually be cooler again tomorrow. >>> a decision tonight whether to close three schools. we're getting information on how the closures would impact students and other schools in the area. >>> we're at a rescue at sea, the reasons why practice makes perfect. >> they're real risks and we take them very seriously. >>> the simple blunder preventing leaders in a bay area city from making big decisions. >> i can hardly believe it. >> tonight at 6:00. >>> there are some big changes in the dundock's bridge area. the area is now on the way to becoming a thriving area for some endangered animals. >> reporter: a pond which used to produce salt is today filled with bay waters. the hope that 30 nesting island
seaboard tonight as it heads north to newfoundland, canada. bermuda is cleaning up the storm which was still at hurricane strength when it brushed the island. the storm surge pushed sand into some buildings. the only reported death from the storm recorded yesterday from a man surfing off the carolina coast. >>> bill martin is here to talk to us about fall coming up ahead. >> it wasn't that hot but it felt hot, didn't it? a little bit of humidity left in the air. sprinkle activity. temperatures are trending down. they will be the warmest day for a couple of days. as we go outside, i will show you where we are in temperatureland. we have 80 in santa rosa. 77 in san jose. temperatures tomorrow at this time will be about 4 degrees dealer. these are the highs from today, highs tomorrow, cool he. it felt a lot warmer than 81 in antioch. 81 in livermore but it was a function of the humid imported over the weekend as the weather system slid through here and didn't deposit much in the way of rainfall. but it was moist and drizzly. today, temperatures were here. tomorrow temperatures go here
to the streets to protest president zarkozy's plan to change the retirement age. >>> in canada, a mosque arrived today at a small community in the northwest territories. there's an increasing muslim population there and an islamic charity helped to build the mosque and ship it. the mosque needs carpet anded doors. the mosque should be completed in about a month. >>> a federal judge two weeks ago ordered the military to stop discharging any u.s. military personnel any where in the world under its ban on gay and lesbian service members. but government attorneys say the service must be will only affect those officers seen in court. >>> doctors say the girls have a cholesterol build up in their brains resulted in alzheimer's like symptoms. the treatment is scheduled to begin in 10 days. >>> some people looking for work are getting help to prepare for job interviews from an unlikely source. bart. today bart collected gently used clothes. the group says being dressed well can be crucial when it comes to making a positive first impression. >>> how long will you live? new statistics suggest it's all abo
a grapevine moth infestation. ktvu's allie rasmus sprains. from across california to canada, thousands come to safin the wines of santa clara county. it's known to one type of unwelcome visitor and this wine owe owner is worried about. >> so far it's not so many and let's hope it doesn't turn into a huge problem. >> reporter: he is talking about the grapevine moth, first found in napa county a year-ago and since then spread to seven other counties, including santa clara. the grapevine moth is new to santa clara county. department of agriculture confirmed that they found three of the pests in a trap at one of the county's vineyards. they can be difficult to spot and snuff out and that is because the moth's larvae can grow inside the grape. >> if the larvae were inside of it, how would you be able to find it? it would be darned, almost impossible. >> reporter: thomas kruse has grown grape at his gilroy vineyard for the past decades and he is glad that authorities have announced the start of a eregard an eradication program. >>. >> reporter: we tried to reach santa clara county's agricultura
and volunteers. relief is coming in from as far as canada. as san bruno officials saithe are trying to ensure vacantes get what they need. >> diapers, bags. >> reporter: cars and trucking crawled past the veteran's memorial center today with gifts for survivors of the explosion. >> the idea that it could happen anywhere. that's what is scary. like a bomb going off and you don't expect that. >> reporter: corporate and individual donators dropped off hundreds of bags of clothing, baby items, food and water. some had an up close view. >> it happened right by my church. we saw the whole thing. terrible. >> live act four blocks frommer where is happened. it was scary because we saw the fire -- it was overwhelming. >> reporter: it was the first test of the disaster relief trailer designed to feed hundreds on short notice. >> we just got this trailer tonight and the whole purpose was to provide community service in the event of something like this. >> reporter: in the gym private and local agencies offered financial and social services for evacuees. >> had the day off. i was going to do grocer
for metal and bacterial contamination. the products that are shipped now are made in canada. >> >> it's 8:34. the labor department had better than expected news. 453,000 people filed for benefits, which is down pr the previous week. and that is better than had been expected. and then that puts us where we were at the beginning of the year. and the unemployment is down to 4.86 million, and that is is down from early last year. >> there is a job fair today starting at 10:00 this morning and ending at 4:00. the job seekers are encouraged to bring their resumes for a free critique by experts. >> a 5th victim is charged with posing as a pipeline victim to get money and disaster aid. stansbury was charged as a victim of the pipeline. >>> it has been one week since the crews have work started with the san bruno disaster zone. we took the pictures just a couple of hours ago to show you. 8 people were killed on the pipeline disaster 4 weeks ago. >> [ sound of firefighters say that a cigarette is the cause of a fire that started on president drive. and flames spread practice the back -- from the b
are made in canada. >>> a new online poll indicates most american workers don't take a lunch break. the poll shows 47% of those responding say they almost always take time out for lunch. but one in five say they usually eat at their desk. 19% say they take lunch just occasionally. and 13% say they seldom if ever take lunch breaks. men and younger workers are most likely to take time out for lunch. >> men. >> take time out for lunch. >>> still ahead talking about the price of safety. the new more expensive technology that may soon be required in some bay area homes and why some say this is a small price to pay. >>> plus the action taken on capitol hill to make the high school football field safer. well, i love a deal on a designer bag as much as the next girl! love! i love love love! as a buyer for t.j.maxx, i'm always on the hunt. i check out the shows. i see what's happening on the street. and i work deals directly with the designers. so when i score... you score. gimme a fashionista... i'll make her a maxxinista. t.j.maxx. check us out on facebook for a chance to win a 500 dollar
against new england as a tropical storm and finally hit land in canada's nova scotia. >>> 7:11. moments ago, attorney general jerry brown made an announcement that's connected to his run for governor. >>> also, how president obama hopes to spur job growth with a big investment in one particular industry. ♪ welcome to ultimate rewards from chase. no blackouts, no restrictions on airfare and hotels, no limits to what you can get with ultimate rewards. no wonder it's called ultimate. available on chase credit, debit, and business cards. chase what matters. >>> good monday morning. labor day. 7:13. temperatures are warming up. berkeley in the lower 80s it afternoon. >>> jerry brown, the democratic candidate for governor, said he's shifting his campaign into high gear with the launch of a television ad. he begins today with an appearance in lanes. by lunchtime he will be in los angeles and then wind up his event at the shoreline park in alameda, scheduled for 4:00. republican meg whitman, has been endorsed by the chamber of commerce's board of directors. but in response the president of th
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